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Current person in role: Jar Turner (2015-present)

Books Unbound – The Wild Pigeon: Rejection of a Caged Life

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Uyghur writer Nurmuhemmet Yasin’s poignant beast fable led to his imprisonment by the Chinese government on charges of inciting separatism. The tale can be read as a political or environmental allegory, and values freedom and spirituality over domination and exploitation. The author has remained in prison since the story’s publication ten years ago: 2015 was to have been the year …

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Firehouse Sessions – Daniel Martin Moore

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Daniel Martin Moore stopped by the WFHB studios for a live solo Firehouse Session on Wednesday, December 9, 2015, before his full band performance at The Bishop. Daniel is touring to support the release of his new album “Golden Age”. SONGS “We Too”, “How It Fades” “Golden Age” Hosted by Jim Manion Engineered by Jim Lang and Dan Withered Produced …

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Brown County Hour – Episode #45: December 2015

Hosted by Dave Seastrom, Pam Raider, Rick Fettig and Jeff Foster. First aired Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 9 AM on WFHB ☆ In this episode of the Brown County Hour: Musical guests: Kara Barnard, Cari Ray and Chuck Wills perform holiday tunes (recorded live in our studio), and bring us up to speed on their Dec 12 Brown County Christmas …

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Books Unbound – Bad Girls Like Nice Shoes: Fairy Tales and Ballerinas for Nutcracker season

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Contemporary women poets reimagine fairy tales and the cultural icon of the ballerina—especially of the black swan school—along with two unsettling stories from Hans Christian Andersen, “The Red Shoes” (read by Renee Reed) and “The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf” (Jack Hanek). Berklea Going reads three poems: “Obedience, or The Lying Tale” by Jennifer Chang, from her debut collection …

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Local Live – Wax Astro

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Evansville’s Wax Astro brings us a taste of Kentuckiana rock flavor to WFHB’s Local Live studio. 1. Texaco 2. Kiss on the Hand 3. How to Float 4. Overpass 5. Hiccup 6. Sell Out Hosted by Jar Turner Engineered by Jim Lang and Dan Withered Produced by Frankie Farrell Executive Producer is Jim Manion Podcast: Play in new window | …

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Books Unbound – A Piece of Earth Is My Birthright: Writings from Native American Women for Thanksgiving

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The Yankton Sioux writer Zitkala-Sa attended Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana, in the 1890s. “Zitkala-Sa” (“Red Bird”) was the name she gave herself when she began her writing career in English: her birth name was Gertrude Simmons, and she often appears in literary histories under her married name of Gertrude Bonnin. “A piece of earth is my birthright” is a …

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Local Dance Event Brings AIDS Awareness

WFHB correspondent Joshua Byron speaks with Jan Lucas Grimm who will be helping host an event next week on World AIDS day. The event, titled “Dancing Into the Heart Of Compassion,” seeks to raise support and awareness of AIDS in Africa. It is scheduled to take place December 1 at the Commons in Columbus, Indiana. Podcast: Play in new window …

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Daily Local News – November 23, 2015

A meeting next week will include new details about the five preliminary routes for section 6 of Interstate 69; Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis plans to introduce 14 All Gender restrooms across campus; The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has announced a program to control the common carp population at Griffy Lake; Bloomington’s B-Line Trail has been recognized by a …

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Books Unbound – Killing Voltaire, November 13 Edition: An Observance for Charlie Hebdo (Audio Updated)

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In response to the November 13 attacks in Paris, Books Unbound revisits an episode originally created in the wake of the January 7 attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo. (Note to WFHB broadcast listeners: The encore presentation of Guantánamo Diary by Mohamedou Ould Slahi, previously announced for this date, has been postponed.) Classic and contemporary free-speech quotations from the Voice of …

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Local Live – !Mindparade

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Mind Parade marches into WFHB’s Firehouse Studio, filling our airwaves with the soundtrack of your own personal psychedelic flashback. 1. See You 2. OK 3. The Usion 4. Somehow 5. What’s It For Hosted by Jar Turner Engineered by Jim Lang and Dan Withered Produced by Frankie Farrell Executive Producer is Jim Manion Podcast: Play in new window | Download …

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